Apple and Sesame Workshop

Apple Places Multi-Series Order with Sesame Worshop

Apple is striding forward in its march to join the original content players with a confirmed order for multiple series from Emmy-winning nonprofit entertainment and education outfit ... Continue Reading →
DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants

DreamWorks ‘Epic Tales of Captain Underpants’ Opener Undressed

An exciting world of pranks, supervillains and the world’s greatest pants-less superhero is about to unfold in the Netflix original series, DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants, ... Continue Reading →
Channel Zero

Mr. Wolf Opens Vancouver VFX Studio

Visual effects studio Mr. Wolf has opened a new facility in Vancouver, BC — adding to its existing shops in Los Angeles and New York — and hired veteran VFX producer Chad ... Continue Reading →
Gravity Falls: The Complete Series

‘Gravity Falls’ Bonus Features & Schmebulock Parody Ad Revealed

It’s a wonderful week for fans of Disney TV’s Gravity Falls! Not only has Shout! Factory revealed the intriguing new bonus features for Gravity Falls: The Complete Series, but we ... Continue Reading →
Crawford the Cat

Janson Media Adopts Pre-K Toon ‘Crawford the Cat’

New York-based Janson Media has inked an agreement with Crawford’s Corner, LLC in Indiana which will bring the new children’s animation series Crawford the Cat to Amazon Prime Video, ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Seth MacFarlane – NPR Angel; TEEN CTN Camp; ‘Freaks of Nurture’ Clip & More

Seth MacFarlane Donates $2.5 Million to NPR & Its LA Station KPCC After Tweet Following Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s suggestion that viewers should ignore other media outlets, ... Continue Reading →
Llama Llama

Netflix Greenlights Second Season of Genius Brands ‘Llama Llama’

Genius Brands International announced that Netflix has greenlit the production of season 2 of animated preschool series Llama Llama, with Jennifer Garner set to reprise the lead voice ... Continue Reading →
The Green Bird

OIAF18 Unveils Young Audience Competition, Jury

Organizers of the Ottawa International Animation Festival — taking place September 26-30 — have revealed the competition films selected for the Official Competition in the ... Continue Reading →
Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter

Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter to Run Disney, Pixar

Frozen writer/co-director Jennifer Lee and Inside Out writer/director Pete Docter will be splitting John Lasseter’s duties as the creative head of Disney-Pixar animation studios following ... Continue Reading →
Kukuli

Studio 100 Media & m4e Take Turkish Toon ‘Kukuli’ Worldwide

Germany’s Studio 100 Media and m4e have inked an exclusive digital distribution deal with Turkish media co Fauna Production for its highly successful Kukuli animation, which will ... Continue Reading →
Sissi the Young Empress

Mondo TV’s ‘Sissi’ Makes Royal Appointment with JeemTV

European animation producer/distributor Mondo TV has secured a major broadcast deal for season 2 of its popular series Sissi the Young Empress to Pay TV kids’ channel JeemTV. The ... Continue Reading →
Bing

Acamar’s ‘Bing’ Is on the Hop

Acamar Films’ Bing continues to bound around the world with new broadcast sales and renewals secured in key territories. Acamar, now handling all global sales for the hit series, ... Continue Reading →
Nimble Collective

Nimble Collective Offers Toon Boom Software to Cloud Community

Cloud-based animation production platform Nimble Collective has partnered with Toon Boom Animation to offer the software company’s industry-standard Harmony and Storyboard Pro programs ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Apple in Talks with Cartoon Saloon, Scooby Stamps, Award Winners & More!

Apple Is Close to a Deal for an Animated Movie Apple is reportedly looking to dip its toes into animated feature production in a bid to take on Netflix, Amazon and Google. The company ... Continue Reading →
Átomo Network

At Two, Frederator & Ánima’s Átomo Tops Spanish Toon Platforms

Átomo Network, the multichannel YouTube animation destination created by Channel Frederator and studio Ánima, has coalesced into the leading Spanish-language digital animation platform, ... Continue Reading →
Butch Hartman

Butch Hartman Launches Kids Streamer Oaxis with Crowdfund Campaign

Former Nickelodeon producer and series creator Butch Hartman (Danny Phantom, T.U.F.F. Puppy, Bunsen Is a Beast,The Fairly OddParents) is forming Oaxis Entertainment, a new online subscription-based ... Continue Reading →
Sean Karp

Making Cool Sounds for Toons

We recently had the chance to catch up with Sean W. Karp, the sound-mixer and editor at children’s content studio Sinking Ship Productions. Over the past three years, Sean has been ... Continue Reading →
DuckTales "Fly"

Marshmello Spreads Wings with ‘DuckTales’ in MusicVid

Popular music producer and DJ Marshmello is taking a quack at a new animated frontier with Uncle Scrooge, Donald and the rest of the gang from Disney Channel’s popular DuckTales. ... Continue Reading →
Crossfire HD

Platige Image Releases Stunning ‘Crossfire’ Trailer

Poland’s Platige Image (Paths of Hate, Ark, Fallen Art) has produced the trailer for Crossfire HD, the sequel to one of the most popular multiplayer shooters in the world released ... Continue Reading →
Hey Duggee “Kick! Kick! Kick!” (Kick Song)

World Cup Fans Cheer for ‘Hey Duggee’s’ ‘Kick Song’

CBeebies’ Hey Duggee “Kick! Kick! Kick!” (Kick Song) has been released as a commercial download by popular demand. Its release coincides with England’s debut World Cup match ... Continue Reading →